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Thom Boston Regional Consultation Program

555 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, MA  02130

Contact Information:

Phone: (617) 383-6207
Fax: (617) 383-6520

Email: lbrosnan@thomchild.org
Lea Brosnan, Coordinator

Program Services

Consultants

  • Developmental Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Nutritionists and Feeding Specialists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Special Educators
  • Speech and Language Pathologists

Meet the Staff

Thom Boston Regional Consultation Program is in the business of helping children and their families achieve their goals. We recognize that our success depends on the skills and experience of the people who work for us. 
    
Lea is the Coordinator of the Thom Boston Regional Consultation Program. A master’s level mental health clinician by training, Lea is also an early intervention (EI) practitioner with over four years of EI experience. During her EI career, Lea has worked with children and families with an array of needs, including complex medical needs, with a focus on supporting the whole family. In her work, Lea has collaborated with families, medical professionals, and other community partners to support the families she works with. She is especially excited to bring families together during RCP family events as well as the monthly RCP Parent Group. 

Program Services

Thom’s Boston RCP services include:
  • Child Specific Consultations which provide technical assistance to families or caregivers regarding a child’s individual special needs including help with: positioning, feeding, oral motor skill development, augmentative communication strategies, sensory motor needs, other needs, including preschool inclusion.
  • Community Workshops and Training to build capacity and encourage inclusion of young children with special needs in the typical daily activities of their communities.
  • Family Support Services which provide information, resources and referrals to: Parent Support and Education Groups, CPR and First Aid Training, Parent-to-Parent and Family-to-Family Activities, Respite Care, Child Care Voucher Referrals.
  • Equipment Loan Program for participating families and child care providers.

Other Program Services

Workshops for parents and other members of the community include:
  • Special Healthcare Needs
  • Sign Language
  • Inclusion
  • Public Benefits
  • Music Therapy
  • Sensory Integration
  • Feeding
  • Lending Library